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Man found shot in pickup truck in Riverhead, police said

Riverhead police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a late Friday vehicle accident in which the driver was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said they responded to numerous calls around 10:11 p.m. regarding a vehicle accident and possible shooting victim at the intersection of Northville Turnpike and County Road 58 in Riverhead. 

Upon arrival, police said they found a black 1998 Dodge Dakota pickup off the road.

The vehicle appeared to be driven by a man with a gunshot wound to his upper body, a police statement said.

The man, who was not identified, was taken to Stony Brook University Medical Center with serious but not life-threatening injuries, police said.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500.

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